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New Release: Chomsky Allstars – The Beautiful Gain

The Beautiful Gain - cover art

With the media’s gaze fixed on the soccer World Cup, Chomsky Allstars’ new single throws a harsh spotlight on South Africa’s ‘beautification’ of the country in the run-up to the tournament.

Blending punk, blues, dub and Afrobeat, ‘The Beautiful Gain’, with its infectious melody and sublime rhythms, is set to become the ‘Free Nelson Mandela’ of the 21st century.

Fresh from their storming performance at this year’s Strummercamp festival, Chomsky Allstars also feature on the internationally-acclaimed charity CD ‘Shatter The Hotel’, while lead singer Chomsky provides guest vocals on Cut La Roc’s latest album ‘Larger Than Life’, alongside Snow Patrol’s Gary Lightbody.

For the full story behind ‘The Beautiful Gain’, see:
http://abahlali.org/node/6252

The promo video for short version can be viewed at:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PuqOJJw4mD4

For the latest band news go to:
www.myspace.com/chomskyallstars
or:
www.facebook.com/pages/Chomsky-Allstars/70660749768?ref=ts

The full version of the track can be purchased from www.chomskyallstars.bandcamp.com or the usual digital outlets, with a proportion of the song’s proceeds being donated to South Africa’s anti-eviction campaigners.

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